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Reviewed 1 March 2014

Had a fantastic 5 nights at a perfect spot. Wonderful food. Dont miss the juices. A lovely walk to the beach where the nomad beach bar watch your things while snorkelling around the sandbank.remember to feed the bushbaby at night time and take pictures of the monkeys. Kayaking at funzi Island is a perfect daytrip.

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safarikees, Owner at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear Siljetveitdal Good to see you so happy and relaxing at our ECO DREAM in Diani beach when you where here with your friends. Next time you come you have to try our 2 persons C KAYAK which we have here at the peak season in December for our clients to use to go from the beach to the reef...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2014

I have just returned home after having a fantastic holiday at Forest Dream Eco Resort. This really is a wonderful place and we all had an excellent time. The resort is spread over several acres of forest land, which has been planted by the owner to create the perfect habitat for the local monkeys. Within the resort you will see...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my family and had a brilliant time. We looked around a few options in the area and found this be the best option at a fair price. Spotlessly clean rooms, friendly helpful staff and decent service. Good variety of a la carte food, much of which is grown organically on site and far better than the usual...

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safarikees, Owner at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you so much for your review. We trying our best to make things better all the time here in Forest Dream Resort like our beach shuttle witch brings and gets clients from the beach 4 times a day. In the past we have experienced that some older clients of us find it difficult to walk for 15...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

This is a fabulous place set in the forest. Syke and colobus monkeys are everywhere and the grounds are landscaped with all types of trees and vegetation. The villas are set apart from each other so you feel you have a place of your own. Each villa is different in style and two have their own pools. Food at the...

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safarikees, Owner at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear Hanzi, Thank you for your review and we love to see you coming back soon. Kees van Velzen Forest dream resort.

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We were a family of 6, staying in three huts set together, with an additional AC room, and a large outside sitting area. The decor of the whole place is really nicely put together, with lots of tasteful local crafts, makuti roofs, nice quality bamboo and so on. The forest they are growing on the site is also really nice,...

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safarikees, Guest Relations Manager at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bradshaws, Thank you very much for your kind words about your stay at Forest Dream with New Years. We are glad that you enjoyed it and would like to thank you for your feedback. We are proud of our forest filled with wildlife and the décor of our cottages so we are very happy you have also enjoyed this....

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2013

The Forest Dream Resort is a large forest with some cottages and rooms which makes it quite personal. We've been only a few people around so it felt even larger than it actually was, but even with more guests it is a good choice. It is a good place to spot monkeys, squirrels and other animals with all the trees...

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safarikees, Guest Relations Manager at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words about your stay at Forest Dream this month. We are glad that you enjoyed our tropical garden filled with wildlife, personalized services and your cottage. We have shared your feedback with our staff and hope to welcome you again in the future. Kind regards, Nicoline Customer Relations Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We have just returned to Nairobi after a blissful 5 day honeymoon break at Forest Dream. We found every aspect of the Resort absolutely spot-on. Our initial booking enquiries were responded to swiftly and efficiently, and the whole process made very easy. We were extremely excited on arrival after a long, dusty journey on the overnight train from Nairobi to...

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safarikees, Guest Relations Manager at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear Katy, Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are happy you have enjoyed your honeymoon so much. We have shared your compliments with our team and truly look forward to welcome you again in the future when your friends and family come to visit. Kind regards, Nicoline Customer Relations

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Reviewed 28 September 2013

My girlfriend and I went to Forest Dream for my birthday in January 2013. The staff welcomed us with a huge birthday cake and even sung for us in our room! That set the tone. Although the resort was almost empty because of the off-season, the staff was very attentive and treated us wonderfully. The resort is located a bit...

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safarikees, Guest Relations Manager at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stephane, Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us in Janaury and we are happy you loved our place and services. We would love to welcome you again for your next birthday so you can enjoy our garden Jacuzzi this time! Kind regards, Nicoline Customer Relations Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We have been living in Kenya for many years and our last visit to Forest Dream goes back to 2006. Recently we wanted to have a break at the coast, and decided to go back to Diani-beach, in particular to Forest Dream. The place has become a small paradise on the South Coast. Some 20 years ago many trees were...

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safarikees, Guest Relations Manager at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear Peter, It is always a pleasure to welcome you to Forest Dream and it is good to hear that our place feels like as a second home to you. In the last 25 years we have worked hard to restore this beautiful forest filled with wildlife and we are happy to share this with all our guests. We are...

Nairobi
Reviewed 2 May 2013

This resort is family friendly.Its located on a 25 Acres of land with few buildings making it true Eco-friendly.The staffs are so welcoming.....once more try your dream.I would recommend for families planning to holiday at the coast.

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safarikees, Guest Relations Manager at Forest Dream Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sujun, Thank you so much for your review, it is always nice to get such positive feedback from agents that have seen almost every hotel there is. We would be very happy to welcome many of your guests to Forest Dream. Kind regards, Nicoline Customer Relations Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forest Dream, a special (family) resort of luxury villas and cottages(7) sits in 25 acres of subtropical forest,3 swimming pools, water slide, bar and restaurant, located in Diani beach on the south coast of Kenya. With the white sandy beach at only a 10 minutes walk, free beach shuttle,our guests have the unique combination of beach and forest. We offer a variety of eco-friendly accommodation like standard room, luxury rooms and suites but also complete cottages and villas with or without AC. All of our cottages and villas are set on its own 1 acre forest garden providing the most exclusive privacy. Best place on the coast to view the local wild-life. The owner of Forest Dream Resort is also the founder of the well know "Colobus trust Diani" and has designed the Colobus bridges over the Diani Road to save those endangered monkeys. We have a private nature reserve at the back of the resort. Some of the villas have their own private pools and are fully staffed. Free "tennis court in the shade of palm trees" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Dream Resort

Address: Diani Beach Road | PO Box 787, Diani Beach, Ukunda 1000, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $62 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“The place is sparkling clean even with the monkeys around.”
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 of 5 bubbles jojol188, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Colobus Cottages. Not a day goes by where you wont see the monkeys during certain times of the day.”
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 of 5 bubbles ShandaMcyanda, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The Bed and Breakfst option is a must, you can wake up and have breakfast served directly outside your room no need for an early morning drive to a restaurant!”
 of 5 bubbles 383joshuaw, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles NicNaylor, 3 Mar 2014 | Read review
“All rooms super”
 of 5 bubbles Siljetveitdal, 28 Feb 2014 | Read review
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